Collection Notice
Personal information collected through FishNet relates to individuals who apply for FRDC funding, receive FRDC information (e.g. reports), or provide support to applications and/or FRDC activities.

This information is collected directly from the applicant (whether individuals or organisations), may include financial information, and is kept for a minimum of seven years.   

Information collected includes contact details (name, address, telephone number, mobile number, skype number, email address), gender, educational qualifications, occupation, and organisation.    

The FRDC may use this information (including to distribute correspondence) and share this information with third parties for the purpose of advancing fisheries RD&E or to perform its other functions or activities under the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporations Regulations 1991.

Individuals are able to update their information on-line; but can also access their personal information through the FRDC’s Privacy Officer at

For more information about how the FRDC manages personal information, see the FRDC's privacy policy.